Soil Health Workshop

The Steuben County Soil & Water Conservation Office has teamed up with the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation District’s Urban Soil Health Program to present a free Soil Health Workshop on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

This workshop is intended for gardeners and small-scale producers.  Jamie Perry, Northeast Area Urban Soil Health Specialist, will discuss Soil Health 101, the importance of soil testing and sample collection procedures, and reviewing and interpreting the soil analysis.  The Workshop will close with a presentation on Backyard Pollinators by Marissa Renz, a local grower and the owner of Plant Happiness.

The workshop is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. – noon at the Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, located at 322 S. Wayne St., Angola.  A free lunch will follow the workshop.  If you are interested in attending this free event, RSVP’s are required by April 1, 2022; space is limited.  Please call the Steuben County SWCD at (260) 665-3211 ext. 3 to register.  If staff are not available, leave a message with your name, phone number, and number of individuals attending.